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* What’s the Difference Between Strength and Courage?

What a thoughtful post from findyourmiddleground.com. Always a treat to read this blog, and recommend you give it a read.

Find Your Middle Ground

Courage comes from the French word “coeur” meaning heart. Being courageous means facing our fears and coming from our heart rather than our head. Its a place where we face our vulnerabilities and overcome them through compassion and love. As a child in Scotland I was told I had to be strong.

Scottish-LuckenboothThis isn’t just a family legacy, but a whole cultural one! We Scots are independent and strong. But we also have big hearts, often hidden behind the strong exterior. The Scottish Luckenbooth symbolizes our heart and our national pride…. But I’m getting sidetracked here!

Here is an inspirational poem about the difference between Strength and Courage to help you choose for yourself. If anyone knows the author, please let me know. Val x

The Difference Between Strength and Courage 

It takes strength to be firm,
It takes courage to be gentle.

It takes strength to stand guard,
It…

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4 thoughts on “* What’s the Difference Between Strength and Courage?

  1. Oh how beautiful, Margo! Thanks for sending it…it came at a particularly meaningful time…and do I ever wish I’d written it! Kareyb

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  2. I have tagged you for the Dashing Through the Snow Book Tag. The taggies are under no obligation to pass on the award. I pass the award to those that I follow and enjoy their talent, as well as those that are supportive of my blogs. Instructions are posted in my blog:

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